Q: My 9 year old continues to physically assault other kids in school. Can I put him in a scared straight program?
He's about to get expelled. He had 11 incidents last year for fighting and 6 so far this year.
A: I would contact the school counselor for suggestions. I am not sure if there is a voluntary scared straight program in Denver--even then, 9 is a bit young for this type of program. Clearly there is something wrong, you may want to consider both parenting and child classes/therapy.
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